Ahead of next week's big vote in the United States, Jon Peter Daly reviews the valiant efforts of a minority party - the Party for Socialism and Liberation - to mount a progressive challenge to the mainstream parties.
An exasperated George Monbiot tries to account for the pervasiveness of vacuous, ill-informed garbage in the discourse of US electoral politics.
With the US elections just around the corner, Garry Leech examines the candidates' respective positions on international economic issues, and concludes that there is relatively little to choose between them.
Annabelle Williams on the events company which has found itself at the centre of a storm over its links with the international arms trade.
James Suggett on the latest development in the ongoing Venezuelan-led initiative for greater Latin American integration in the face of the world economic crisis.
Rob Sewell on how the financial press is interpreting the economic crisis.
Hussein Al-Alak reviews the achievements of Palestinian sportsmen across the Arab world.
As the academic term begins in earnest, Socialist Appeal's Dan Morley outlines why students should join the struggle for socialism.
George Monbiot on why the struggle against climate change is being undermined by political short-termism.
Campaign group Justice For Colombia reports on Barack Obama's recent expression of concern over the appalling human rights record of Uribe's Colombia.